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Why is Britain’s 240-year-old department store closing? -HP NEWS

Photo: The Mirror

A 240-year-old department store in Britain is closing due to the effects of rising inflation.

Established in 1781 in Louth Town, Lincolnshire County, United Kingdom, the department store named ‘Eve and Runshaw’ has been run by three generations of the same family for 242 consecutive years, but after the corona epidemic, the new wave of inflation in the UK and increasing business. It is going to be closed due to not being able to afford the expenses.

Marks Sandvoth, owner of the department store, says the crisis caused by rising inflation and rising prices has been the final nail in the coffin of the country’s oldest and independent family-run department store.

He said that after two difficult years of Covid, we had strong hopes that this period of difficulties would end, we would come out of it and adapt our store to modern business requirements, but now with a very heavy heart we have to This store has to be closed, as it has become difficult to survive in the market.

Photo: The Mirror
Photo: The Mirror

“I am deeply saddened to say goodbye to our royal team, many of these employees have been with us for decades through every easy and difficult hour, I cannot thank them enough,” he said.

He said that by the end of this month, the online sales of the store will be terminated, while the store in the market will also be completely closed by March.



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